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Nine Minnesota-made albums that are perfect for winter

Low: Ones and Sixes You can’t have a winter albums list without slowcore favorites Low. While almost any of their 16 albums to date could have fit here, it’s Ones and Sixes that stands out — for more than just the simple barren tree on the cover art. The heartbeat of “Gentle” picks up in […]

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Fans record and share jeremy messersmith ‘Obscenely Optimistic’ music

Earlier this month, singer-songwriter jeremy messersmith released some new music — but with a twist. Instead of releasing recordings, messersmith created a songbook, titled 11 Obscenely Optimistic Songs For Ukulele: A Micro-Folk Record For the 21st Century and Beyond. As the title suggests, the songs are more reminiscent of sing-along nursery rhymes, and are a departure […]

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The Current’s 12th Birthday Party, night one: jeremy messersmith, Joseph, Strand of Oaks, Black Market Brass, Jay Smart

Celebrations for The Current’s 12th birthday kicked off Friday night with the first of two nights of shows in First Avenue’s Mainroom. The lineup featured three local acts — Jay Smart, Black Market Brass, and jeremy messersmith — as well as Strand of Oaks and Joseph, who are based in Philadelphia and Oregon, respectively. The […]

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Minnesota musicians’ message: Vote!

It’s official: election day is upon us. Check out how some local musicians are fulfilling their civic duty and encouraging you to do the same. Jeremy Messersmith It is finished. A photo posted by Jeremy Messersmith (@jeremymessersmith) on Nov 7, 2016 at 6:32am PST Dessa Haaaay, Minneapolis. The wait at the downtown government center was […]

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Dessa, Jeremy Messersmith to play get-out-the-vote concert at Aria

Tomorrow, Nov. 2, Congressman Keith Ellison is hosting a Get Out the Vote Concert at Aria. The goal of the event is to emphasize the importance of the upcoming election, and to remind Minnesotans to get out and vote. Dessa, Jeremy Messersmith, Aby Wolf, Sophia Eris, and DJ Shannon Blowtorch will perform at the event, which will also feature […]

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